Index to other searchable resources

This page provides links to other websites which have searchable data related to the Isle of Wight.

The Isle of Wight Family History Society is not responsible for the content of these websites [although some are the work of Members of the IWFHS], and contact must be made with the website authors if there are any queries about the data held. However, please do inform us of any other resources which can be added to this list, by contacting the IWFHS Webmaster.

See also our other Lists of useful websites

Isle of Wight Databases Online Isle of Wight County Record Office The CRO have the following data available to search :
Alehouse Licences
Apprenticeship Indentures
Cowes Registry of Shipping
Indictments Pauper's Lists
Sacrament Certificates
1841 Census Index
Marriage Register Index 1837-1900
Snippets of Island genealogy Isle of Wight Ancestors and Genealogy
(Ann Barrett)
Ann Barrett has accumulated a wealth of Island genealogical infromation which can be found on her personal website.
Isle of Wight Photographers Gordon Childs A comprehensive list of all known photographers operating on the Isle of Wight.
Searchable transcription of White's 1859 Directory Bartie's World
(Antony Barton)
An extract of the Private and Commercial entries for the Isle of Wight from the 1859 edition of White's Directory of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight
Searchable transcription of Kelly's 1898 Directory Bartie's World
(Antony Barton)
An extract of the Private and Commercial entries for the Isle of Wight from the 1898 edition of Kelly's Directory of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight

NOTE : the University of Leicester has digitised a number of Trade Directories, including those for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. Their archive may be searched using this link : University of Leicester Special Collections Online
Calbourne Census Return 1803 Wightheirs
(Paul Slade)
Entries from the 1821 Census for the Parish of Calbourne. Note that this gives limited information about each family.
Cowes & Isle of Wight Customs History Steve Holden Entries from record of H.M. Customs Service at Cowes, covering the period up to about 1912.
Kingston (East Cowes) Cemetery burials Friends of East Cowes Burial records, and other information for people buried in Kingston (East Cowes) Cemetery
Northwood & Gurnard WW I casualties Northwood & Gurnard Great War Memorial Group Information for people commemorated on the series of War Memorial Plaques in the Parishes of Gurnard and Northwood.
Northwood (Cowes) Cemetery burials Friends of Northwood Cemetery Burial records, grave photos and biographical information for people buried in Northwood (Cowes) Cemetery
Northwood St John's Churchyard burials Northwood Village Burial records, grave photos and biographical information for people buried in Northwood St John's Churchyard
Ryde Census Return 1821 Wightheirs
(Paul Slade)
Entries from the 1821 Census for Ryde. Note that this gives limited information about each family
Ryde and district - Cemetery burials Ryde Social Heritage Group Burial records, grave photos and biographical information for people buried in
Ryde Borough Cemetery
St John's Church (Oakfield) Cemetery
Ashey Cemetery
Binstead Cemetery
Shalfleet Local and Family History Sources Steve Holden Entries from the Shalfleet Parish Registers, and much more related to the parish.
Wootton Bridge Historical Wootton Bridge Historical A comprehensive history of Wootton Bridge and Wootton with many personal histories.

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Webmaster 17 Dec 2015 : Added link to White's 1859 Directory

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